March 18, 2014
Hynes Industries, Youngstown, Ohio, a supplier and processor of strip steel, roll formed shapes, and flat wire, has announced CEO D.R. Golding has decided to step aside, and Jim Blair, current vice president of finance and corporate treasurer, will succeed him as president and CEO effective April 1, 2014. Golding will remain with the company as vice president - strategic development.
Blair has seven years of experience at the company. He also worked as a controller and vice president of finance for Greenville Metals in Transfer, Pa. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania and an MBA from Youngstown State University.
The company also has promoted two 25-year employees, naming Mike Giambattista to senior vice president – marketing and sales and Pat Montana to senior vice president – operations, and has hired Mark Cornman as director – finance and human resources. Cornman worked previously at Canfield Metal Coating and earned advanced degrees from Kent State University, Youngstown University, and Walden University.